Oncology

NCCN Guideline: Distress Management

10 Oct, 2019 | 09:06h | UTC

ESMO Guideline: Thyroid Cancer

7 Oct, 2019 | 00:52h | UTC

Colorectal cancer screening with faecal immunochemical testing, sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy: a clinical practice guideline – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: Personalised and risk based cancer screening (free)

Related Study: Colorectal cancer screening with faecal immunochemical testing, sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy: a microsimulation modelling study – The BMJ (free)

Commentaries: Guideline Moves Away from Colorectal Cancer Screening for Some – NEJM Journal Watch (free) AND First Guideline to Say Colon Cancer Screening Is Not for All – Medscape (free registration required)

Related Guidelines: Colorectal Cancer Screening for Average‐risk Adults (guidelines from other organizations)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Global Burden of Cancer, 1990 to 2017

30 Sep, 2019 | 00:42h | UTC

Global, Regional, and National Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life-Years for 29 Cancer Groups, 1990 to 2017: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study – JAMA Oncology (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


NCCN Guidelines Insights: Ovarian Cancer

18 Aug, 2019 | 21:30h | UTC

NCCN Guideline: Adult Cancer Pain

9 Aug, 2019 | 08:12h | UTC

Comparison of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Targeted Biopsy With Systematic Biopsy Alone for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: The Evolving Paradigm of Prostate Cancer Screening – JAMA Network Open (free) AND MRIs Improve Targeting of Biopsies for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis – MedicalResearch.com (free)

Related Cochrane Review: MRI Pathway vs. Systematic Biopsy for Detecting Prostate Cancer (free)

“Prebiopsy magnetic resonance imaging combined with targeted biopsy is associated with improved detection of clinically significant prostate cancer and reduced numbers of biopsy cores per procedure, while potentially avoiding unnecessary biopsies.”

 


The global burden of childhood and adolescent cancer in 2017: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The Lancet Oncology (free)

Commentaries: Global burden of childhood cancer: growing, but controllable – The Lancet Oncology (free) AND Globally, more than 11 million years of healthy life lost due to childhood cancer in 2017 – The Lancet (free)

 

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Choosing Wisely India: ten low-value or harmful practices that should be avoided in cancer care – The Lancet Oncology (free registration required)

Commentary: 10 Ways to Improve the Value of Cancer Care – Medscape (free registration required)

See other lists of low-value practices in oncology:

– American Society of Clinical Oncology

– Society of Surgical Oncology

– Society of Gynecologic Oncology

– American Society for Radiation Oncology

– Medical Oncology Group of Australia

– Oncology – Choosing Wisely Canada

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


NCCN Guideline: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

2 Jul, 2019 | 01:16h | UTC

Estimation of Kidney Function in Oncology: Implications for Anticancer Drug Selection and Dosing – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free)

“In one retrospective study, approximately one half of kidney function–impaired patients with solid tumors who were receiving a drug that necessitated dose adjustments for kidney function received almost 50% of their prescriptions at standard doses”.

 


ESMO Guideline: Early Breast Cancer

24 Jun, 2019 | 01:49h | UTC

Cancer Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Is It Time to Consider Screening? – Journal of Global Oncology (free)

“the placement of priority on early detection cannot be assumed to be effective in LMICs, where limited downstream resources may be overwhelmed by the inevitable increases in number of diagnoses.”

 


ESMO Guideline: Renal Cell Carcinoma

2 May, 2019 | 12:56h | UTC

Guidelines for the Treatment of Adults with Metastatic Brain Tumors – Congress of Neurological Surgeons (free)

Comprehensive resource on the subject with 9 guidelines covering important aspects of patient care.

 


Review: Tumoral Pulmonary Hypertension

20 Apr, 2019 | 14:43h | UTC

NCCN Guideline: Cutaneous Melanoma

10 Apr, 2019 | 22:25h | UTC

NICE Guideline: Lung Cancer

29 Mar, 2019 | 07:54h | UTC

NCCN Guidelines Insights: Breast Cancer

27 Feb, 2019 | 12:41h | UTC

Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Women With Breast Cancer – Circulation (free)

Related: AHA Scientific Statement on Cardio-Oncology (several guidelines on the subject)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

16 Feb, 2019 | 18:18h | UTC

Cancer Statistics, 2019

10 Jan, 2019 | 18:57h | UTC

NCCN Guideline: Thyroid Carcinoma

9 Jan, 2019 | 09:56h | UTC
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